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FOX News
Jan 12, 2010 5:00pm EST
's show. c'mon! ♪ ♪ >> glenn: hello, america. the deceptions continue. the most open, transparent, honest, loaded with integrity administration and congress in the history of the world is exactly the opposite. that is weird, huh? yesterday was union day at the white house. i mean officially. we all know by now every day is union day in reality at the white house. don't we? >> before debating healthcare, i talked to andy stern and seiu members. >> are you fired up? ready to go? are you fired up? ready to go? >> glenn: nothing better than the president doing that in a big union meeting. let me introduce you to a new guy. stewart atoff, the chief of staff of the utility workers union of america. yesterday on neil cavuto's show neil asked him point blank: are you pretty cool with the so-called wealthy footing the bill for everybody else? here is what he said. >> you're okay with taxing rich guys to pay for it, right? >> absolutely. they got a $2.5 trillion tax cut under president bush. why not ask them to pay a little bit now to fix our healthcare system? in the last ten years working familie
NBC
Jan 12, 2010 6:30pm EST
. >>> the fleecing of america. how did this happen? a perfectly modern airport, paid for by your tax dollars with no scheduled flights. >>> no deal. the latest twist in the late night drama. conan o'brien tells nbc he will not do "the tonight show" after jay leno every night. >>> making a difference. a woman giving others the gift she found when she got here." nightly news" begins now. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> good evening. we have a developing story, a breaking news story tonight. a major earthquake has hit haiti, to the south and east of the u.s. and cuba. magnitude 7.0, making it the largest quake ever recorded in this region, according to the u.s. geological survey. the epicenter, we are told, very close to the capital city of port-au-prince. >> reporter: a powerful earthquake struck the capital porto prince. a poor and densely populated city of 2.5 million people. the the make will make the destruction more widespread. there are reports of people dead and injured trapped under the rubble. a u.s. government official there says the sky is gray with dust, houses ha
FOX News
Jan 12, 2010 2:00am EST
, is there a blueprint that obama is using to transform america? two, who issue issues right? who is us that gives us our rights? the third one is coming danger. is there a coming danger? what is it, and does anybody else see it? we have a lot to cover tonight. c'mon, let's go! >> glenn: hello, america. is it just me or has anyone noticed that marxism is suddenly cool in america? for a while now, people have been wearing the chai t-shirt. i love that, brutal killer on a t-shirt. mao is everyone's famous philosopher and now stallen is someone that oliver stone can empathize with. these were all people that were ruthless, cold blooded killers. mark this down on your calendar if you will. on january 22nd, friday night, a week from this friday, you and your family will learn the true history of che, mao and stalin of who are killers of socialism and communism. what i call the new year, new show. we are going to set the record straight. you need to see it. we have someone working on the program, on this special documentary, and i walked in her office the other day and they were editing. and i said how do you
WHUT
Jan 12, 2010 7:00am EST
was killed. tehran accuses of america and israel. a bomb blast outside of his home, affecting the standoff of the nuclear program. questions over the role in intelligence dossiers in britain. >> if it was not proper, i would not do it. >> the nigerian president spoke to the bbc from his home site in saudi arabia. at home there is mounting pressure over his refusal to hand over power. confessions of a baseball superstar. mark mcgwire admits using steroids during his record- breaking season. is 7:00 a.m. in washington, midday in london, may day in tehran. the mysterious assassination of the leading iranian scientist threatens to complicate relations between the international community and iran. they have accused america and israel of being behind the bomb blast. they also claim that revolutionary groups are involved in the assassination. our to run correspondent joins us here in the studio. -- tehran correspondent joins us in the studio. >> this is a very murky story. it ems there was a bomb explosion in which this scientist died. the first reports were that he was a nuclear scientist. he wo
CBS
Jan 12, 2010 6:30pm EST
america stands in the battle against alzheimer's, a disease that could be one of the biggest publish health issues this country will ever face. captioning sponsored by cbs >> couric: good evening, everyone, we begin tonight with breaking news from the caribbean. a major disaster may be unfolding right now in haiti, hit today by a powerful earthquake. that was magnitude 7, possibly the strongest quake ever to hit that region. and it was quickly followed by a number of aftershocks. tsunami watches were posted for haiti, the dominican republic, cuba, and the bahamas. more than nine million people live in haiti, and there are reports that some buildings have collapsed. raymond joseph is haiti's ambassador to the united states. he joins us on the phone. mr. ambassador, thank you for joining us. >> well, thank you, good night and it's a pleasure and a tough situation for me to be on the air tonight. >> couric: well, what can you tell us, mr. ambassador. what are you hearing about what has happened in haiti from residents there? >> i was able to reach the secretary general to the presidency
NBC
Jan 11, 2010 7:00pm EST
obama, and what the president is doing about it. the fleecing of america, our popular series is back on the air by popular demand. toght those who steal money from all of us. >>> and making a difference, for thousands of people who just need clothes, why hasn't this idea been around longer? >>> richard nixon on modern art and his hatred of a new york landmark. "nightly news" begins now. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> because this is a family broadcast, we probably can't say what we'd like to about mark mcgwire, the home run hit ter. he stopped lying today and mitted he did it on steroids. for those of us who were raising young baseball fans who looked up to mk mcgwire, that summer of '98 was magical stuff as he and sammy sosa vied back and forth to be the home run king. he's been unable to get into the hall of fame, and apparently even for him, the shame here was too much. we start off tonight with ann ompson. >> reporter: looking back, the admission seems inevitable. mark mcgwire with his larger than life arms in the '90s. >> it's a season that i will never, ever
CNBC
Jan 12, 2010 6:00pm EST
news. they even got a big contract. to help bring out gold in latin america. a winner, not a loser. i don't want you selling any of that. now, mohammed ali. time to file away the past as the immortal spice girls said. i'm kind of like -- which spice am i like most? moron spice. the market's throwing a sale. you should be shopping for sales. not run away from them. "mad money" will be right back. >>> coming up, catching fire? as the detroit auto show kicks into high gear, people are asking what will fuel the cars of the future? cramer goes one on one with clean energy fuel ceo to find out on the executive decision. >>> plus, job start. not all auto suppliers are created equal. cramer takes three for a test drive and pits their fundamentals against the technicals to pick a winner. on an all new "off the charts." >> later, stay tuned as we crank up the volume. cramer goes all out as the calls keep coming in. try to keep up on a high impact "lightning round." all coming up on "mad money." what are you doing...? calling chase sapphire, seeing if we have enough points to stay longer. now? y
ABC
Jan 12, 2010 6:30pm EST
afghanistan, where in a momeabout, we're going to bring you the war you do not see. america's 21st century war. but there is breaking news back home tonight, so let's go straight to new york where george stephanopoulos is standing by. >> there's been a huge earthquake, magnitude 7.0 off the coast of haiti. early reports of extensive damage are coming from the capital, port-au-prince, 700 miles from miami. dan harris has the latest. >> reporter: it is hard to imagine a country less able to cope with a devastating earthquake. the 7.0 quake hit this afternoon about ten miles west of haiti's capital city. according to a photographer on the ground, at least one hospital has collapsed and people are screaming for help. we reached 15-year-old valerie by phone. >> there's a lot of people in the street everywhere, some of wounded. badly wounded. >> reporter: haiti can barely take care of its people under normal circumstances. i was there not long ago and saw how underdeveloped it is with poorly constructed buildings that make people particularly vulnerable to a massive quake. >> i am concerned. we're l
NBC
Jan 12, 2010 6:00pm EST
the coast of central america and on into south america in venezuela, too. that happened within the hour. and it is -- spots like st. lucia is around that ring of islands. unfortunately, very, very serious earthquake. for us, we are seeing a change in the pattern. it has been another icy day. there we are. our temperature, our high temperature today made it up once again. only up into the low 30s with a lot of ice around it. that ice is not safe. 35 degrees. 11 days in a row now below 40. tomorrow, we may finally break that string. look at the morning low temperatures. pensacola has gone 11 days with the temperature of 32 or lower.ó our current temperature is 33 degrees on the way down below freezing again. look at the morning low temperatures in florida. 43 in miami. 23 in jacksonville. and there were a few records. not as many as yesterday when they were over 90 spots with record low temperatures, but, again, it's still a cool pattern. but it is beginning to break. the windchills right now, making it feel like it's in the teens. there was another freeze warning out for florida. we sti
ABC
Jan 12, 2010 4:30am EST
>>> making news in america this morning. >> driving distracted. aggressive program to be launched today is aimed at people talking and texting behind the wheel. >> inside afghanistan. new insight into the hopes and fears of everyday people there and if american troops are really making a difference. >> and emotional admission. home run king mark mcgwe's confession and its impact on pro baseball. >>> it's tuesday, january 12th, 2010. >>> good morning. and thanks for being with us. i'm vinita nair. >> and i'm eric horng in for jeremy hubbard this morning. a new highway safety group launches today to combat the dangerous epidemic of distracted driving. >> the group hopes to do for driving while texting or talking on a cell phone what madd did for drunk driving. >> this message is supposed to be specifically for teenagers, but it's really important for anyone who gets behind the wheel. some things don't mix. drinking and driving, calling and driving or texting and driving, especially when teens are behind the wheel. >> it is time to help all of our children to make better choices base
CNN
Jan 11, 2010 10:00pm EST
disadvantageous dark skinned americans. white america americns are lessg to vote for dark skinned americans. >> despite the quote/unquote negro dialect, is there truth to what he said? >> it's stupid. first of all, if you're running for re-election and you have part of your electorate that is black, don't call them negroes. i don't think there's a double standard there. that is stupid. i don't think there's a double standard. i think it's a throwback. i think he misspoke and he's paying the price for it? >> in terms of what peter mentioned in terms of a light-termed bias, does that exist? >> look back in slavery and see that clearly. there have been many, many studies that show there have been, when you look at elected officials, peter has done a lot of research and stuff he writes for the daily beast are about this. elected officials are more likely to be elected who have lighter skin. these are not conversations people don't have. black people talk about this. white people talk about it. don't talk about it together. they talk about it. so i think what harry reid has done is sort of raise
CNN
Jan 12, 2010 1:00am EST
's the big deal there? black men right now in corporate america, there are black men in buildings, media companies, all over the place, where you don't want to be called the angry black man. they changed how they walk, what they wear, they cut their beards. they look certain ways because they know people are going to make a decision based upon how they look and how they sound. if we never, ever talk about this stuff, then we don't realize it exists. so as a black man, look, i'm very sensitive if somebody says, roland, you're an angry guy. i know exactly what that means to somebody else's ears. that could have a negative impact on me in the future. we never talk about it, we never learn from it. >> we're going to have more in a moment. >>> let us know what you think about this debate. join the live chat at ac360.com. about to log on. >>> much more ahead about politics and race and why some are saying harry reid was speaking the truth, as we heard about an ugly reality that studies show even young kids pick up on. i want to show you little bit of something we're going to show you more afte
ABC
Jan 12, 2010 3:05am EST
along on patrol for a firsthand look. >> reporter: like the rest of america, they'd rather be wahing football. but on this night, the men of 212 charlie company leave their mess hall big screen and suit up for a moonlight mission. they'll chopper into the hills above their outpost and hike down at dawn, hunting hidden weapons and enemy fighters. >> oh, yeah. [ bleep ]. >> reporter: waiting for their bird, the landing zone budges with humor -- >> we'll push down to the spur. >> reporter: last-minute instruction -- >> take the south side. >> reporter: and kevin, the post mascot. >> he should be ab to see you. >> reporter: the short flight drops in behind a hostile village where the company creeps into position. and then hunkers down to wait, ignoring a sky brimming with stars to study the shadows. dawn, and then a sweat breaks, as they drop into the jaw. working across boulders the size of houses, bushes bristling with thorns, just enough running water to make every step interesting. they begin searching the countless hiding spots up here. so this is it under here? >> yeah, right there
MSNBC
Jan 12, 2010 5:00pm EST
resistance to revealing to you, to myself, to anybody, to everybody in america, the e-mail traffic at aig? not just at the moment of the bailout, but over the past ten years? >> it's very clear that a lot has to do with the general secrecy of the fed. this is something that ron paul and other members of congress have complained about for years, that this entity can put trillions of dollars of american taxpayer money at risk, and they do so with a considerable amount of secrecy. in this case, they very definitely crossed the line by telling aig not to disclose -- aig being a less secretive, public company, and a company that you and i now own 100% of balls of the hundreds of billions of dollars we poured into it. >> what can viewers do, people who obviously don't serve in congress, don't have a cable show but have the same conversations you and i are having? and feel helpless. they obviously feel like the more they learn about it, the more frustrated they become. because they don't feel like they can do anything about it. what can folks help you to get more information? >> the most importa
CSPAN
Jan 11, 2010 8:30pm EST
of urgent d., but unemployment is something we just have to live with? why don't we make anything in america anymore? and why is it so hard to pass a health care bill that guarantees americans healthy lives instead of guaranteeing insurance companies healthy profits? as i traveled from city to city, i heard a sense of resignation from middle-class americans. people laid off for the first time in their lives that team, what did i do wrong? i came away shaken by the sense that the very things that make america great are now in danger. what makes us unique among the nations is this: in america, working people are the middle-class. we built our middle class in the 20th century through hard work, through struggle and visionary political leadership. but a generation of distract this, greed driven economic helices as a voter that progress and now threatens our very identity as a nation. today, on every coast and in between, working women and working men are fighting to join the middle-class and to protect and to rebuild the. we crave political leadership ready to fight for the kind of america that
ABC
Jan 12, 2010 9:00am EST
with fios. but you've got to call today. get jaw-dropping fios tv, america's highest rated internet, and unlimited nationwide calling for just $99.99 a month. plus a special double bonus: $150 back plus a free multi-room dvr for 3 months. don't wait. offer ends january 16th. call 1.866.699.fios. call the verizon center for customers with disabilities at 800.974.6006 tty/v. this is fios. this is big. >>> thanks for joining us. >>> ten years after breaking the record for a number of home runs in a season mark mcguire comes clean. nobody can forget how he ducked the questions in front of the government for steroid hearing five years ago. he said i'm here to talk about the future and not the past. >> reporter: mark mcguire admitted monday what the baseball world long believed. the slugger took steroids during his playing career, including the 1998 season. that's when he broke roger harris' home run record. mcguire, in an interview on the ml mlb network said he used performance-enhancing drugs when he suffered a series of career injuries. >> it doesn't feel good when people walk by sayin
CBS
Jan 11, 2010 7:00pm EST
more of the bailout money they received. meanwhile, new york's attorney general called on america's biggest banks today to reveal exactly how much they intend to pay out in bonuses this year? national correspondent jim axelrod found out and the answer is "plenty." >> reporter: less than a year ago, wall street's titans were before congress taking the blame for the financial crisis. >> as an industry, clearly we made mistakes. >> reporter: now after a year of record profits, some are preparing to handout record bonuses. goldman sachs an average bonus of almost $600,000. j.p. morgan chase $463,000, this at a time when one in ten american workers is unemployed. >> there are folks that just continue not to get it. >> reporter: the nation's six biggest banks are expecting to pay out somewhere near $150 billion in bonus this is year. if that were a stack of $100 bills, the pile would be as high as 370 empire state buildings. >> 2010 we're seeing the same bonuses return and with some modest refinements it's going to produce the same incentive to take on higher risk. >> reporter: many ban
WHUT
Jan 12, 2010 6:00pm EST
and latin america, which include countries like india. even china was not a member of the united nations. so we must be very clear which world we live in. it will only be correct to impair the aberrations of the past. alan friedman lets talk about the relations with the obama administration. there is a rumour that a new usindia trade and investment agreement is near: is that true? >>sharma: that is true. we had a meeting of the usindia trade policy forum, i have been to washington, ron kirk has been here twice: he came for the wto ministerial, he also came for the trade forum. the focal groups have met, we are going to sign a framework of cooperation on trade and investment, hopefully during the forthcoming visit of the prime minister and later on we will have the treaty of the tradeand investment agreement. and there are other developments on the way, we are talking about them. >>friedman: what about progress with the european union? where does india stand? >>sharma: we have had many rounds of discussions on trade and investment agreement. this is after the helsinkisummit indiaeu in 2006 ac
NBC
Jan 12, 2010 4:30am EST
funds while aligning itself with the needs and outrage of main street america. while the administration expects to recover the money pumped into the financial sector, other bailouts for automakers and the insurance giant aig will likely never be repaid. >>> this morning pope benedict xvi weighed in on the issue of gay marriage suggesting it threatens the natural order of creation. addressi addressing diplomats from more than 100 nations, he talked about same-sex marriage legalization in many parts of the world. he says the issue threatens to undermine the differences between the sexes in fighting discrimination and warned that freedom "cannot be absolute and must correspond to the structure willed by god." >>> capping more than a decade of denials, a teary eyed mark mcgwire admitted to what the whole world suspected, performance enhancing drugs helped catapult him to home run hero. it comes five years after his testimony on capitol hill where he evaded questions about whether he took performance enhancers. now in what some are calling an interview scripted by major league baseball, mcgw
FOX News
Jan 11, 2010 11:00pm EST
for the presidency and continues to be. >> bill: but generally speaking, liberal americans do believe that america is a racist society. >> i think that is true no, doubt. >> bill: and harry reid falls into that category and is from a state, nevada, with not a large african american population. but we come back to the central question if i had said that, you had said that, anybody who is not a liberal, we would have been just carved up. and not harry reid. so we are basically looking at a sew sigh city that simply is not -- at a society that is simply not honest, particularly in the media, we are just not honest. >> i think that it is not everybody in america who -- i don't think that everybody in america necessarily condemned trent lott. >> bill: no, the media did. >> media did and the democratic party did and the republicans couldn't stand the gaffe and he couldn't take it and decided to step aside as leader and that was basically the end of his political career as we knew it. >> bill: let's get to sarah palin signing on with fnc. smart move i think for the governor. do you agree? >> she is certa
CNBC
Jan 12, 2010 4:00pm EST
, exxonmobil, total and petrobras down. oil down. financials mostly weaker. bank of america being sued by the s.e.c. the obama administration considering a tax on some of the big banks. i don't need to tell you what the result was on those stocks. citigroup, bank of america, j.p. morgan chase and wells fargo under pressure. the market seemed to come off lows around the lunch hour. aetna reaffirmed the '09 forecast but sees 2010 eps modestly lower than 2009. the market seemed to take a leg lower. kb home slid today. it wouldn't make any money in the first quarter. the hartford is to the upside. it had a pretty good day as it raised its outlook. tiffany this san interesting story, a good story. global holiday sales up 17%. raise the outlook. as you see from looking at your screen, the stock was down. part of the reason could be tiffany has been performing well. the stock has been up more than 100%. >> fantastic performer. you are right. thanks, scott. >>> the weak start to earnings season being felt at the nasdaq with the index having the worst day in seven weeks. matt nesto is manning the market
NBC
Jan 12, 2010 5:30am EST
numbers down. >> people in america are very tired of the idea that people can text and drive. >> they are more likely to get into a crash while texting and just driving. >> they wonder if laws restricting cell phone use actually effect drivers behind the wheel. >> interest is in line to become the next state to legalize marijuana. people with cancer, aids, and multiple sclerosis could buy up to 2 ounces a month. the o'malley administration says the census bureau will help create some jobs in the area. the census form will be mailed out in march. >> time to get to one of your answers to our watercooler question of the day. >> we ask about your thought on the pensions. >> one person says convicted criminals do not deserve pensions. they should have to pay restitution for the money put out to bring them to justice. keep emailing your answers. we will post all of them on the front page of our web site. >> here is a look ahead to the next hour of 11 news today. >pregnant women have to be careful about what they eat and what they put on their skin. >> back to the slots debate. >> a
ABC
Jan 12, 2010 3:05am EST
is always there because we need them they need us and we need you. [male announcer] this is how america supports our troops. the uso depends on the generosity of the american people, people just like you. to find out more about how you can help visit our website at uso dot org. the uso until every one comes home. >>> racial remarks. the senate's top democrat apologizes again. >> i could have used a better choice of words. >> now for first time, the president weighs in. >>> in the crossfire. abc's reporter pinned down by sniper fire with american troops who call this their day job. >>> and coming clean. a tearful mark mcgwire admits he used steroids. >> i apologize to everybody in major league baseball. today was the hardest day of my life. >> baseball fans react on this tuesday, january 12th, 2010. >>> for years there had been whispers about mark mcgwire, but the retire slugger finally coming clean. >> we've heard so many "i'm sorrys" from him, but that didn't help the home run. >> there are those who will take exception to that. i'm eric horng sitting in for jeremy hubbard. >> i'm vini
CSPAN
Jan 12, 2010 9:00am EST
, at a time when lending is already very tight. america's job creators also see a renewed push by union leaders to pass card check, and many other measures to control the workplace. they see a trial bar working with their allies in congress, and with many state attorneys general, to expand opportunities for new litigation. they see the rise of trade isolationism at home, and abroad, that could threaten their export markets, and now renewed fears about terrorism. and our job creators see the federal government planning to expand the national debt by at least $9 trillion over the next decade. more debt than has been piled up in all the previous years since george washington. they see many states going broke as well. what will the impact be on their companies, and their employees? these are the uncertainties that job creators are wrestling with. uncertainties that call into question how quick or strong our economic recovery will be. and no one is paying is higher price than the american worker. over 7 million americans have lost their job since the recession began. 10% of the work force is
CNN
Jan 12, 2010 6:00am EST
us now. a humbling moment there. you see it for one of the most admired athletes in america in his playing days. why come clean now? >> it's because of a gig he's about to partake. you know, what's interesting about this, another iconic player coming forward. it makes you wonder how many more are out there. 70 home runs and one record-breaking season. a super human performance that left a lot of people wondering if he was getting a boost from banned substances. now, the former all-star says it's time to set the record straight, sort of. >> i've let a lot of people down, it doesn't feel good. >> reporter: during an emotional interview, the former slugger finally admitting what many had suspected, he used steroids. >> it was the era that we played in. i wish i never played in that era. i wish we had drug testing. >> reporter: that era included an epic battle with sammy sosa. the home run race during the 1998 season that captivated the country and ended with mcgwire breaking the single season record set by roger marris. >> it's absolutely amazing. it's, you know, it's just, it blows m
ABC
Jan 12, 2010 7:00am EST
>>> good morning, america. on this tuesday, january 12th, i'm robin roberts. >> i'm george stephanopoulos. this morning, it's payback time. the white house set to place huge fees on the nation's biggest banks, just as those banks hand out billions in bonuses for top executives. a top banker lashes out overnight. >>> baseball's worth-kept secret, finally in the open. >> today was the hardest day of my life. >> mark mcgwire admits he did use steroids when he smashed baseball's home run record. but said he could have broken the record even without them. >>> hit and run. look at this. police in a desperate search for a driver who ran down two, young girls. how did they ever survive this crash? >>> and simon says he's moving on. can "american idol" survive without the man so many love to hate? >>> and good morning, everyone. thanks for starting your day with us. a lot of angry people out there today. >> boy, are there, robin. it is all about the outrage. all across the country, outrage at wall street, about the huge bonuses they're about to pay. the white house, proposing fees o
WETA
Jan 12, 2010 6:30pm EST
deficit hit $36 billion, up alst 10% from october. >> susieamerica's factories get a bad rap. many people think mafacturing is an indust with no growth and no jobs. but there's lotsf optimism at one metal pas factory in new jersey. erika miller went ere to find out y, and discovered that thisne company may be part of biggerrend. >> we've seen pick up in demand sce about the middle of 2009 across all sector and it actually happenedery quickl >> reporter: jim mccliock is the president of micro smping, a company at cuts metal parts used in cars, mecal instrunts, computers, and airplanes. the company is loced in this unassuming building in subban new jersey but don't let that fool yo its perspecte is big. is it fair to y that although u're a new jersey-based manufaurer, you have your pulse on the global econom >> we do have our pulson the global economy, and it's absolutely imperive. today's manufacturg envinment, it's so easy to ansact business around the world fluidly. reporter: the company is reporting steady increase of new orders since last summer, and it is hiri in anticipation of 20% r
MSNBC
Jan 11, 2010 9:00pm EST
didn't think it was right for me to do two shows in america. i can barely do one. now, he says this on the day that ellen degeneres is fwot have her first broadcast on the show. ellen one of the hardest working women in show business is doing two shows including "american idol." who is he kidding about this two-show thing? >> a daily show. what about ryan seacrest the hardest working man in entertainment right? >> there you go. >> simon cowell can do whatever he wants. he created that juggernaut. he was one of the foundational people in creating the juggernaut that is "american idol" and if he chooses to go make more bazillion dollars on a show that he owns which will be "the x factor" he can do that. and if you want to call him a slouch, lawrence, you can do that. >> sharon waxman -- he doesn't care. >> sharon waxman of the rap.com just a joy to work with you tonight, sharon. >> oh, the joy was mine, dear. thank you. >> that will have to do it for monday's edition of "countdown." >>> good evening, lawrence. i feel the joy even from here i have to tell you. >> thanks, rachel. >
CNN
Jan 11, 2010 8:00pm EST
states. he says, he has been wrongly accusely. it's unbelievable. he lived his life in america. he's an all-american boy. my son would love to go back to america. he used to have a good life in america, now he's hiding in the mountains. he doesn't even have safe water to drink. >> paula newton reporting for us from yemen tonight. >>> one of the worst kept secrets in baseball. mark mcgwire admits he used steroids throughout his he baseball career. he says he needed them to overcome injuries, not to enhance his performance. check out his emotional interview with bob costas on the major league baseball network. >>> i took very, very low dosages just because i wanted my body to feel normal. the wear and tear of 162 ball games and the status of where i was at and the pressures that i had to perform and what i had to go through to try to get through all these injuries, it's a very, very regrettable thing. i wish it never came into my life, but we're sitting here talking about it. i'm so sorry that i have to. i apologize to everybody in major league baseball. my family, bud selig, today w
MSNBC
Jan 12, 2010 12:00am EST
about what it takes to be the most famous republican in america, to be the biggest brand name on the whole american right wing? well, kent jones has been looking into it. hi, kent. >> hi, rachel. thanks to sarah palin, we now have a whole new game book for how to get to the top of the republican party. here's some lessons to take away. >> okay. >> one, don't worry about where you came from. it's where you're going that matters. pedigree, wealth, what fancy colleges you did or didn't go to. throw that stuff off a bridge. your dad doesn't have to be president anymore. two, smile. chisel a smile on your face early and leave it there. poise, personality, grooming and fitness will get you so much further than knowing the north korea/south korea thing because honestly, how often does that come up? three, cultivate the common touch. get dirty. drop your g's. remember you're an outsider untainted by the corruption of washington and the east coast media elite. and that's why you're wearing hip waders. when you're not wearing a cunning valentino frock bought for you by the party. four,
CNBC
Jan 12, 2010 5:00pm EST
that in the short term. in the longer term i like both of them. >> karen, you were long bank of america still. >> jp morgan i do have calls. not my normal -- three days left to go. i think it'll be a very interesting earnings report and set the tone for the weeks to come. big names like bank of america, it is a little bit different business model as joe is alluding to than goldman sachs. we'll have some clarity there. i think if those earnings provisions start to come down we'll really start to see earnings power. >> your calls specifically expire on the day they report. >> they report in the morning. the calls go in the afternoon. leaves me all day to pretend like -- >> i love it! >> look at the xlf. what we saw last week was the folks that were rolling out of january into february trying to buy a little time. almost had to pull the rip cord today. when you look at the xlf it actually did close above 15. morgan stanley actually didn't finish quite on the lows of the day. that was a little bit helpful. u.s. bank was the out lier that really stood out to me. yesterday the put protection buying. peopl
CNN
Jan 11, 2010 7:00pm EST
. and 1300 are secretly checking email on vacation. that's happening now. america's most dependable 3g network. bringing you the first and only wireless 4g network. right now get a free 3g/4g device for your laptop. sprint. the now network. deaf, hard-of-hearing and people with speech disabilitie. she is the greatest thing ever. one little smile, one little laugh. honey bunny. [ babbles ] [ laughs ] we would do anything for her. my name is kim bryant and my husband and i made a will on legalzoom. it was really easy to do. [ spits ] [ both laugh ] [ robert ] we created legal zoom to help you take care of the ones you love. go to legalzoom.com today and complete your will in minutes. at legalzoom.com we put the law on your side. >>> this is cnn tonight, live from new york. here again, jessica yellin. >> senate majority leader harry reid is apologizing to everyone within the sound of his voice, as he puts it, for racially insensitive comments he made about president obama during the 2008 campaign. here's the quote from the new book game change. reid wad wowed by obama's or tor cal skills
CNN
Jan 12, 2010 3:00pm EST
a substantial drug culture. america uses more over-the-counter prescription and elicit drugs than any other nation on earth, and we are a high society in that regard. when we look at sports which are competitive, the rewards have escalated phenomenally and the awards for achievement have escalated monetarily and in terms of social status, and inevitable that people would begin to use performance-related drugs in order to achieve the awards. that was not only predictable, but inevitable. >> are we now at the point where the most important person of an athlete's life is not the mama or daddy or coach, but the pharmacist now. have we relied on the drugs to get the edge? is that still the directional we are going? >> well, we are still in that mode. every time something is added to the list of prohibited drugs, you have people with chemistry backgrounds who are the organizational ability to create a stealth drug beneath the radar that somebody is going to use, because the rewards are just that great. also, the drugs are viral which is to say that once somebody uses the drug and their statistic
FOX News
Jan 11, 2010 10:00pm EST
announcer ] every business day, bank of america lends nearly $3 billion dollars to individuals, institutions, schools, organizations and businesses in every corner of the economy. ♪ america. growing stronger. every day. ♪ >> greta: governor schwarzenegger says it is a rip-off. that's what he calls the deal senator reid gave senator nelson. >> i cannot imagine why we would have, like i say for instance you know our senators and congressional people how they would vote for something like that, representing nebraska and not us. and by the way, as i said in my state of the state that's the biggest rip-off. that is against the law to buy a vote! >> senator nelson? >> senator nelson that says like buying a vote. i'm holding out my vote unless i get some extra kind of benefits here. if you do that in sacramento, you know you would be sued. it is illegal to do that, to buy votes. >> greta: senator nelson is now saying he accepted the sweetheart deal for nebraska because he wants the same deal for every state. senator nelson says all states should get full funding from medicaid or be able to opt-
CSPAN
Jan 11, 2010 11:00pm EST
but on the planet is something we have to live with but we make anything in america any more? and why is it so hard to pass a health care bill that guarantees americans healthy lives instead of guaranteeing insurance companies healthy profits. as i traveled from city to city i heard a sense of resignation from middle class americans. people laid off for the first time in their lives asking what do i do wrong. i came away shaken by the sense that the very things that make america great are now in danger. what makes us unique among the nations is this. in america working people are the middle class. we build our middle class and the 20th century through hard work, struggle and visionary political leadership. but a generation of destructive driven economic policies has eroded that progress and now threatens our very identity as a nation. today on every coast and in between, working women and working men are fighting to join the middle class and project and rebuilt. we crave political leadership ready to fight for the kind of america that we want to leave our children, and against whom the forces of gr
CNN
Jan 12, 2010 1:00pm EST
in america. >>> quick check now on the story that cnn's been following in morehead city on the north carolina coast. police have been telling people to clear out of the downtown area. it seems that a forklift punctured nine shipping containers filled with explosives, including, get this, petn. that's the stuff that was linked to the underwear of the christmas day bombing suspect. we're going to keep you updated on how police, firefighters, and ordnance crews are handling this. should know a lot more this hour. >>> and were you really shocked to hear this? mark mcgwire now admits he took steroids during his career, including his career when he broke a record that had stood for 37 years. roger paper riss' single-season home-run mark. mcgwire has been keeping a low profile for the last two years, ever since he refused to answer steroid questions before congress. now, truth and a few tears. >> i wish it had never come into my life, but we're sitting here talking about it. i'm so sorry that i have to. i apologize to everybody in major league baseball. my family. the marises, bud selig. today was t
CSPAN
Jan 12, 2010 2:00am EST
will be the engine that will get this economy moving again. >> these wages have not risen in america since 1972 so it is not just the last 10 years. we have lost 40 years. we need to get the economy going. the way we do that is cut spending. harding did it in the 1920's and we have not done it since. we continue to spend money on wars and on entitlement plans. these things draw money from the private sector into the public private sector into the public sector and year after year, we we see people not getting real wage increases. that is what is going on. until people are willing to cut spending, entitlements and stock going to war around the world, we are not going to fix the government. we have a number of bureaucracies. we have wasteful spending, and nobody is holding them accountable. somebody needs to stop the wars. somebody needs to hold back the entitlement programs, and somebody needs to give the money back to the tax payer. >> congressional budget office is going to take 10 years, so we're going to be paying for our plan. we are going to be subsidizing other states, and eventually we are
MSNBC
Jan 11, 2010 7:00pm EST
the majority leader had to say, what in the world is a negro dialect. and to suggest that america is ready for a light-skinned president and not ready for a dark-skinned president? this would have been an open por tune time to take the comments on directly. senator reid made the comment, not president obama. he always seems to dodge the sensitive racial issues. he could have addressed this head on and he decided to pass. >> i think hairy reid, this is really going to sink him to the bottom. >> i think you're right. >> i think you're right. i think the voters will put him there. >> do you think harry reid's remark about president obama was racist? that's "the ed show." i'm ed shulds. chris matthews "hardball" is starting right now. >>> a failure to communicate. let's play "hardball." i'm chris matthews up in philadelphia, leading off tonight, troubles for harry. of all the revelations in the new book "game change" is nevada senator harry reid's curious comment about barack obama being light-skinned, and talking with no negro dialect. my question is this, what's the focus here? what's hot he
MSNBC
Jan 12, 2010 6:00pm EST
book, "comeback america turning the country around and restoring fiscal responsibility." mr. walker, great to have you with us tonight. >> good to be back with you, ed. >> you bet. jpmorgan's ceo jamie diamond says he's tired of employees being vilified over bonuses. he says, "impea a little tired of the constantvillification of these people. this is not a casino." what's your response? >> obviously there is a lot of concern among the public with regard to very large bonuses being received by wall street especially with regard to some concerns that ended up taking taxpayer assistance. in some cases they paid it back but they didn't seem to learn much of a lesson. as you know, ed, my book's not about the current problems with regard to wall street, it is about the federal government's in worst shape than wall street and we are not doing anything about it. >> still, i want to get your take on this. this is mr. feinberg today, the pay czar, talking about these bonuses that are being paid out. i want your response to this. >> the gap between wall street and main street remains huge. you
ABC
Jan 12, 2010 6:00pm EST
states of america, all people count and all people should be counted. >> reporter: a massive outreach effort to make sure everyone knows about this year's census. the government has launched a $340 million promotional  campaign. why is it so important that everyone be counted? congressional seats and hundreds of billions of dollars in federal funding are determined based on the state's population. >> how valuable you are when you stand up in terms of the resources that it brings to your communities and to you and to the ones you love. >> interesting question that they spend minutes that affects our lives for the next ten years. >> reporter: the new census office on president street in east baltimore will support field operations in the area for the upcoming census. >> it's important work. we should leave the country because we are the birth place of the star-spangled banner, we should lead the country in making sure that every, single person is counted. >> often, we forget those little babies. those babies need to be counted. you know, aunt suzy that you have been taking care of, sh
CBS
Jan 12, 2010 4:30am EST
and exchange commission wants to file more charges against bank of america over its buy out of merrill lynch. the sec is he b of a didn't disclose billions of dollars of losses. last year the government filed charges against the bank saying the company failed to tell shareholders about billions in bonuses for merrill lynch employees. american airlines and its flight attendants are in a bargaining battle that could result in a strike. if the two sides can't agree, the union could order its members to walk by the end of the month. american officials say they spend more than any other ashl on hourly pay and benefits and they need to reduce labor costs. >>> walmart has announced plans to close ten money losing sam's clubs stores and cut 1500 jobs across the country to reduce costs. houston, phoenix and sacramento are places where each will lose a store. >>> and advertising prices for the super bowl aren't so super this year. 30 second commercials for next month's big game on cbs are selling for around $2.7 million. that's down from $3 million in ads just last year. >>> and simon cowell is buttin
CNBC
Jan 12, 2010 3:00pm EST
of america being sued by the s.e.c. over disclosures at the merrill lynch deal. aetna reaffirming their '09 forecast but they see 2010 earnings modestly lower than 2009. that is when the market seemed to take another leg to the downside after the lunch hour. so aetna a drag on the market today. how about kb homes saying they are not going to make any money in the first quarter. the hartford, one of the positive stories. tiffany says global holiday sales up 17%. they raised the outlook. stock was down. part of the reason to that, stock has been up 108% over the past year. so those are the big stories here at the new york stock exchange, technology, another sector that is dragging the major averaging down. our team is covering the markets, on that tech note we send it to matt nesto at the nasdaq. >> we call it post ts, times square. if you look at the nasdaq here today we are close to our low of the session down 1.4%, down for the fourth time in five sessions. big cap tech, intel reporting later this week, thursday afternoon, google week, amgen out with a warning before their fourth quarter r
FOX News
Jan 11, 2010 9:00pm EST
it again and again, we like to pretend america's health care crisis isn't a problem. in this country belated recognized the wrong in slavery there were those who dug in their heels and said let's wait. >> sean: congressional black congress were quick to defend him. >> the important thing is the president right away said this is a closed book. >> sean: reid is not the only democrat with a checkered past. >> in delaware the largest growth in population is in the -- indian-americans. you cannot go to a 7-eleven or a dunkin donuts unless you have a slight indian accent. i'm not joking. >> i think they played the race card on me. we now know from memos from the campaign they planned to do it all along. >> sean: as for reid the president was quick to grant forgiveness saying: i accepted harry's apology. >> sean: many republicans including rnc chair michael steele are calling for reid's resignation and citing what they see as a double standard. >> there's this standard where democrats feel they can say these things and apologize when it comes from the mouths of their own. if it comes from a
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